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Johns Hopkins University thought its namesake was an abolitionist, but records show he owned enslaved people

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The founder and namesake for one of the top medical schools in the nation owned enslaved people in the mid-1800s, Johns Hopkins University leadership announced Wednesday in a letter. Census records indicate Johns H...

Negro Leagues recognized as official major leagues, stats to be added to MLB records

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Major League Baseball on Wednesday sought to correct a longstanding wrong by recognizing the Negro Leagues as a major league and counting the statistics and records of thousands of Black players as part of the game'...

Covid-19 is now on every continent as Antarctica records its first outbreak

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Antarctica has recorded its first Covid-19 case after 36 people tested positive on a research base, according to a statement released by the Chilean Army. The news marks an unfortunate milestone in the global fight ...

South Africa records ‘grim’ Covid milestone as humanitarian crisis unfolds at border with Zimbabwe

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South Africa has reported a "grim milestone" with 844 deaths and 20000 new Covid cases reported in 24 hours on Wednesday, sparking fears of stricter lockdown measures as the country battles with an influx of immigra...

GOP Sen. Mike Lee hands over phone records to House impeachment managers

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GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah has turned over phone records to the House impeachment managers, shedding light on the timing of a call that had been referenced during the second Senate impeachment trial of former Preside...

Beyoncé reigns after breaking and setting Grammy records

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All hail Queen Bey! Beyoncé went into the Grammys Sunday with nine nominations, the most of any artist for the night. And oh what a night it was for her. By the time it ended, she had broken the record for the mos...

National weather forecast: Temperatures may break records in Southwest, Central US

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Temperatures will approach 100 degrees in the Southwest and get into the 80s as far north as South Dakota and Minnesota. That warmth continues and shifts slightly to the east on Tuesday.   High temperatures ...

Biden records video welcoming new US citizens for naturalization ceremonies

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President Joe Biden recorded a video that will be played at naturalization ceremonies welcoming new US citizens in which he thanks them for choosing the United States and invokes his own ancestors who emigrated from...

Warriors’ Steph Curry shatters NBA records in April, enters conversation as league MVP

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On Monday night, Curry erupted for 49 points -- which included 10 three-pointers -- in a 106-97 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia 76ers. The two-time NBA MVP scored 20 points in the fourth quar...

Novak Djokovic responds to Rafal Nadal’s remark that he is ‘obsessed’ with records: ‘What I feel is passion’

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Nadal said during a recent interview with Metro that he "enjoys" playing tennis but does not obsess over it like Djokovic who has said he hopes to one day hold the record for the most Grand Slams.  FEDERER TO PLAY TH...

Laos records first Covid-19 related death over a year into the pandemic

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Over one year into the pandemic, the southeast Asian country Laos has recorded its first Covid-19 related death, according to reporting from state-run news outlet Vientiane Times. A 53-year-old Vietnamese karaoke c...

WNBA: Liberty’s Ionescu records first career triple-double to down Lynx

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New York Liberty point guard Sabrina Ionescu tallied 26 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to record her first career triple-double in Tuesday's 86-75 win over the Minnesota Lynx in the Women's National Basketball A...

LeBron James hits go-ahead shot, records triple-double in play-in tournament victory over Warriors

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James hit the 34-foot shot as the shot clock was winding down and with 58.2 seconds remaining in the game to give the Lakers a 103-100 lead. The Lakers would win by the same score. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE...

MacKinnon records hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 in Game 2

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He treated them — along with a boisterous crowd chanting "M-V-P" — to quite a show. MacKinnon capped his first career playoff hat trick with an empty-net goal to help the Colorado Avalanche pull away late for a 6-3 w...

Trump administration secretly obtained CNN reporter’s phone and email records

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Washington The Trump administration secretly sought and obtained the 2017 phone and email records of a CNN correspondent, the latest instance where federal prosecutors have taken aggressive steps targeting journalist...